Motor vehicle accidents are always dangerous. Thousands of deaths from such accidents are recorded every year in New York. A 70-year-old woman, Lorraine Sheehan, from Lake Ronkonkoma joined the list of deaths caused by motor vehicle accidents in Hauppauge.
This accident injured two people. One is the 73-year-old husband of the deceased and the other is 32-year-old Patrick Chestnut from Fairfield, Ohio. You definitely do not want to be a victim of the brutality of motor vehicle accidents. According to experienced accident attorneys in Bronx, such accidents happen for many reasons.
What Exactly Happened?
Patrick Chestnut’s Mazda was travelling eastbound on Nesconset highway. His Mazda crashed head-on with the Sheehans’ 2017 Honda while making a turn at route 111. The Honda driven by Robert Sheehan, the husband of Loraine Sheehan. They were traveling westbound. Chestnut was carrying a 31-year-old passenger, Karma Spear, of Bay Shore in his Mazda, says the local police. This accident happened at 12:15 pm local time.
Lorraine Sheehan was rushed to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown where she was pronounced dead, said Suffolk County Police in a news release. According to the release, Robert Sheehan and Karma Spear were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where Robert’s injuries were declared serious. Karma Spear’s injuries were not serious.
Both vehicles have been impounded for safety check. The Police has asked witnesses to come forward with any vital information about the incident.
The Bottom Line:
Coming to the point, motor vehicle accidents sometimes happen for multiple reasons. In any scenario, you will need to get in touch with an experienced motor vehicle accident attorney in Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Nassau County, Queens, and New York, NY for a chance at being fairly compensated for your loss.